Delegating nested subdomains
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Fri Sep 28 23:06:04 UTC 2007
Mikos Jobanx wrote:
> this is kind of a fundamental / theoretical question, but anyways - is it
> legal / allowed to delegate 'subdomains of an subdomain' into different
> authoritative name servers, in one zone?
> For example in the zone file for example.com:
> foo.example.com IN NS ns.alpha.tld.
> one.foo.example.com IN NS ns.gamma.tld.
> host.one.foo.example.com IN NS ns.omega.tld.
No. Delegating a subdomain creates a "zone cut" and you -- the parent
zone -- can't delegate beneath it. Everything below that level of the
hierarchy is now in the child zone or delegated to a descendant.
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